How to handle campus crises in the digital age
One university president says school officials should be careful when talking to media outlets that often ‘gin up’ fear among students and faculty
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Pepperdine University President Andrew Benton told higher-education officials March 7 in Washington, D.C. that they should be wary of contact with journalists covering campus emergencies such as fires and shootings. Instead, Benton said, students should rely solely on the university for updated information. Read more with registration.